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Structural Engineer

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Posted: 10/13/2023 Job Number: 27304

Job Description

Selectek has an exciting opportunity for a Structural Engineer in Chesterfield, MO. In this role, you will prepare structural designs, perform structural steel framing design, foundation design, concrete framing design, and civil sitework design. You must be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the United States to be considered.
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate design work within the department, with other disciplines, and with external stakeholders such as clients and vendors.
  • Act as Lead Structural on multi-discipline projects.
  • Assist project manager on major projects.
  • Independently manage projects with majority structural scope.
  • Direct and manage project execution of junior engineers and designers.
  • Train and help develop the skills of our junior engineers
  • Multi-task on several projects and adapt to changing scope and deadlines.
  • Run project meetings and discussions; prepare associated notes and minutes.
  • Review and discuss project concepts with owner.
  • Prepare efficient and organized email communications both internally and with clients.
  • Interact confidently with clients and maintain client satisfaction with our project execution and deliverables.
  • Develop strong relationships with clients.
  • Assist in company marketing.
  • Actively participate and contribute to project and interdepartmental meetings to facilitate successful completion of projects and to meet customer expectations and needs.
  • Define, interpret, manage, and track assigned project budgets, schedules, and scopes.
  • Understand and consistently apply or voice concerns of safety, maintenance, accessibility, constructability, and coordination.
  • Learn and evaluate new design software as well as develop company use of current design software.
  • Conduct terrestrial laser scanning site visits and register point clouds.
  • Direct preparation of construction documents.
  • Detail structural framing for both new and modified structures.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines.
  • Assist in development of proposals and project estimates.
  • Develop design criteria for structural work.
  • Perform concept development of structural systems.
  • Issue and record drawing submittals and revisions.
  • Respond to Requests for Information and field questions.
  • Participate and present at monthly Autodesk User Group meetings.
  • Check structural calculations and construction documents prepared by yourself or others for errors, omissions, and adherence to company standards for quality.
  • Assist in the development of structural drafting and design standards and new production methods to improve the company‚Äôs best practices, efficiency, and consistency.
  • Identify, communicate, and explore solutions to conflicts and clashes.
  • Manage and track assigned project budgets and schedules.
  • Recognize and assist in change order requests.
  • Perform or participate in project lessons learned meetings.
  • Perform loading analysis and determination for all type of structures.
  • Develop complex structural analysis models using STAAD, RISA, or other analysis program.
  • Perform finite elements analysis including development of FE models.
  • Understand and utilize extensive knowledge of structural codes including the IBC, ASCE, AISC, ACI, and AWS.
  • Analyze and design structural systems with broad range of proficiency in various materials such as structural steel, concrete, and masonry.
  • Perform complex strcutral designs including: foundations of vibrating equipment, vibrating equipment support structures, large retaining walls and dump hoppers, steel hoppers/bins/silos, modifications to concrete silos and large process ductwork.
  • Develop civil designs including paving, grading, drainage
  • Make structural site visits to prepare reports for structural condition assessment, failure investigations, structural reliability programs, project data gathering, and terrestrial laser scanning.
  • Prepare reports on findings and make recommendations for analysis studies.
  • Develop calculation templates for use by other engineers.
  • Have strong proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD and ability to develop drawings.
  • Possess working knowledge of basic equipment practices.
  • Continuously update and expand personal knowledge of the structural field as well as knowledge of client processes and facilities.
  • Develop preliminary designs and construction quantity estimates.
  • Perform shop drawing reviews.
  • Evaluate contractor proposals for alignment with project Request for Proposal.
  • Evaluate contractor submittals for compliance with project specifications and drawings
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in structural engineering of heavy industrial projects
  • PE license or exam scheduled
Shift Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pay and Wages: $90,000 - $135,000 annual salary depending on education and experience
Benefits: 401(k) plus company matching, health, life, vision, and dental insurance available after first 60 days
If you are qualified and ready to take on this opportunity, then we want to get to know you!
Contact Lia Felcyn (678) 335-6114 lfelcyn@selectek.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Lia Felcyn
Technical Recruiter

Originally from Southern California, Lia moved to the Atlanta area in 2005, attending the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lia graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry.  Shortly after graduation, she accepted an unexpected career opportunity in sales and financial services.  Several years into her career, she began a team lead and team recruiting role, which sparked her passion for the recruiting industry.  Lia has been recruiting a wide variety of professionals in various fields since 2017, choosing to focus on professionals in technical and engineering fields with Selectek since 2022.


Lia is a foodie and outdoor enthusiast who enjoys cooking and trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors in nature, watching animal documentaries, and being a mom of three amazing kiddos.

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